New Academic year clarification by the Ministry of Education

New Academic year
New Academic year

New Academic year clarification by the Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Education issued a detailed statement today (Saturday, 15th August 2020). Following the speech of Minister Hamad Al Al-Sheikh, in which it clarified all the details of the mechanism for the beginning of the new academic year for general and university education, the attendance of teachers and the beginning of the school day.

New Academic year clarification by the Ministry of Education

The Ministry stated that the study begins remotely for all stages of public education for the first seven weeks, starting from 11/1/1442 AH (August 30, 2020). Provided that the situation is fully re-evaluated; To determine the study status for the rest of the weeks of the first semester, according to changes and developments.

The ministry added that the attendance of all members of the administrative body in schools (school leaders, agents, student counselors, administrators) and education offices (educational supervisors) is during all working days during the week.

The attendance of male and female teachers remotely with their students in virtual classes, with male and female teachers attending the school at least one day per week in coordination with the school administration, and the Education Office may exclude cases that are difficult and impossible to reach the school.

She indicated that the remote school day starts for the intermediate and secondary stages from seven in the morning. And for the primary stage from three in the afternoon, to enable families and parents to follow up and help their children in this early age in distance education, and lessons can be followed through Ain satellite channels.

Accreditation of teaching and learning processes is carried out on the Madrasati platform for e-learning with its own communication tools for all schools. National and international schools can also benefit from the “My School or مدرستي” platform, in addition to the possibility of these schools providing their own tools for remote study.


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